Staff - Career and Technical Education Coach (Grant Funded)

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General Statement of Job

General Statement of Job

The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Coach under the Providing Academic Support Services (PASS) Program provides direct services to Career and Technical Education (CTE) students to assess their strengths and needs and to create a personalized plan of action that will maximize use of institutional resources and services contributing to CTE student persistence and completion of a CTE credential.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Creates purposeful interactions between CTE students to design individualized, student-centered educational plans that lay the foundation for student success.
  2. Develops individualized educational plans based on individual needs and helps students establish goals for higher levels of engagement with their own academic progress/success.
  3. Coaches students to achieve a better understanding of requirements and the relationship between majors and careers.
  4. Implements successful strategies for CTE student/nontraditional student persistence and completion.
  5. Participates in collaborative CTE department meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of assessment data to improve CTE student persistence and completion.
  6. Provides support and structured guidance that connects CTE students with support services from entry, persistence, completion to job placement.
  7. Actively collaborates with all Carl D. Perkins staff to maximize grant resources and improve service delivery.
  8. Coordinates district-wide student assistance; assists students in addressing problems and connects them with appropriate support services on/off campus.
  9. Provides tailored workshops and services designed specifically for CTE nontraditional students that helps them overcome obstacles they face.
  10. Develops periodic reports and presentations, including monthly and weekly activity reports.
  11. Monitors nontraditional CTE student progress.
  12. Participates in collaborative grade level/department meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of assessment data to improve student achievement.
  13. Collects, analyzes, and interprets data related to student progress and the overall performance of PASS Program students.
  14. Monitors the accuracy of all information related to the program in the catalog and other college publications.
  15. Provides goal-oriented advising prior, during, and upon completion of the degree plan and directs students to institutional resources relevant to career exploration.
  16. Assists students in developing class schedules based on individual needs, establishing goals for higher levels of engagement with their own academic progress and success, and understanding academic studies curriculum requirements and the relationship between majors and careers.
  17. Assumes primary responsibility for implementing early intervention and follow-up for CTE students.
  18. Provides general information on policies and procedures related to academic probation and suspension, dropping courses, and satisfactory academic progress.
  19. Provides general information about financial aid and scholarship requirements and processes, as well as other options for financing their education.
  20. Manages confidential and computerized student information.
  21. Maintains familiarity with the College‘s policies in regards to academic standards.
  22. Serves as Campus Security Authority.
  23. Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Information

Posting Number SP1210 Position Title Staff - Career and Technical Education Coach (Grant Funded) Department SAEM-Special Programs Temporary End Date (if applicable) 08/31/2019 Location Technology E-Class Professional/Technical FLSA Exempt Min Salary $36,000.00 Salary Range* Required Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology, Social Behavioral Sciences or related field required.
  2. At least three (3) years of experience in student support services, advising and/or case management required.
  3. Experience in a higher education institution, preferred.
  4. Experience working with career and technical education students, preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Excellent oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  2. Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, the Windows environment, and internet research skills.
  3. Familiarity with degree plans, courses and curriculum.
  4. Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills and the ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment.
  5. Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete multiple tasks with attention to detail, within stated deadlines.
  6. Ability to work independently as well as a team player within department and with others.
  7. Ability to adapt to constant change and periods of fast-paced, high-intensity work situations.
  8. Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; willing to travel throughout the college district using own means of reliable transportation.
  9. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse multi-cultural student population.
  10. Demonstrated commitment to achieving the vision and mission of South Texas College.
  11. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  12. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  13. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, employees, managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  14. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  15. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Checks, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
  1. All applicants are subject to a national criminal background check under South Texas College policy.
  2. Security Sensitive position: In addition, subject to federal background check.
  3. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.
Physical Requirements
  1. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
  2. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  3. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  4. Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  5. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  6. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
  7. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
  8. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  9. Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
  10. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
  11. Standing particularly for sustained periods of time.
  12. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  13. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.
  14. Mobility to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Working Environment

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Security Sensitive? Yes Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Close Date 04/21/2019 Open Until Filled (overrides Close Date) No Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an online only application
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Transcripts must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Foreign transcripts
Applicants submitting employment applications with foreign transcripts must provide transcript equivalency documentation from an approved evaluation service. The evaluation service must be a member of The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). The evaluation service links on the following site are provided by South Texas College for your convenience but are not affiliated with South Texas College. NACES Members

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Equal Employment Opportunity

South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. As an equal education institution and equal opportunity employer, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Discrimination is prohibited and the College will comply with all applicable College policies, and state and federal legislation. This statement extends to individuals seeking employment with and admission to the College.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this non-discrimination statement:

Brenda J. Balderaz
Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: (956) 872-3637
Email: [email protected]

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding disability:

Brenda J. Balderaz

Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: (956) 872-3637
Email: [email protected]

Perla Y. Leo, M.S., C.R.C.

Coordinator of Student Disability Services and 504 Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: (956) 872-2165
Email: [email protected]

Title IX Statement

Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. s1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX), “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding sexual harassment and sexual violence:

Mary G. Elizondo, MBA CFE, CGMA, CPA
Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services and Title IX Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
(956) 872-3558
Email: [email protected]

Resources, questions, or requests for information regarding Title IX, including complaints of gender based sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence, or other sexual misconduct should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or Title IX Deputy Coordinators as listed at the Title IX webpage:

You may refer to Policy 4216 Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct at

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest academic degree earned?
    • Doctorate
    • Master
    • Bachelor
    • Associate
    • Certificate
    • Other
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Monitor
    • South Texas College Human Resources Website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.Com
    • Starr County Town Crier
    • Other
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  4. * Do you have at least three (3) years of experience in student support services, advising and/or case management?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Foreign Transcript Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran's Employment Preference Documentation




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Posted: 4/11/2019
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